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student at the university of texas. i knew that i had more left in the tank. so there wasn't any question of whether or not i was going to keep up with it in law school, even though lot of people asked me how i would do so. but even after law school i was fortunate enough to receive a job offer from a law firm in new york city and they have been very supportive. they deferred that offer for a couple years and are behind me 100%. it really enables me to focus on my training and really try to be all that i can be on the track before i attempt that in my legal career. >> how did it come back that you would represent haiti as opposed to pursuing only a u.s. olympic team slot and then leaving it there if you didn't make the team or celebrating if you did. instead, it would be haiti that you would be representing as an olympian? >> yeah. well, in 2007 before going to law school when i finished at the university of texas i decided that i wanted to compete internationally. that year was the pan american games. so for me at that point it was really just a decision that competing for haiti, i could
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vacation. maybe even quit your job. but the dallas chapter of the naacp wants the texas lottery gone, saying it preys on the poor. brian todd has the story. >> reporter: juanita tells the saddest of stories. about a man who spent his money on lottery tickets and not on things he needed. >> well, he died and having no insurance because his insurance had elapsed, it was left up to the community and people that loved him to try to pull together funds in order to bury hi him. >> reporter: wallace's president of the dallas chapter is trying to get -- what are the primary reasons you want the lottery gone? research shows there are more poor people who purps these tickets than people who can actually afford it. >> reporter: wallace says the lottery preys on the poor and claims there are many more booths set up in poorer areas of dallas than in middle and upper income neighborhoods. contacted by cnn, the spokeswoman said they tried to reach all segments of the population. that they don't target poorer areas. but the texas lottery commission is required to do demographic studies and the most
something about the 21 of the 111 state prisons in texas. i think the three-judge panel is going to say, gary, it is cruel and unusual punishment, 126 degrees, 143 degrees, it's time to do something about that. >> richard, prison officials accuse or accused of not providing enough fans, ventilation, water, refusing to follow local and national prison standards. a texas law requires counties to maintain temperatures between 65 and 85 degrees. this is what's interesting the law does not apply to state prisons, right? >> does not apply to state prisons. i don't think that the circuit court is going to come down as hard as avery thinks. they may make some remedial suggestions to provide fans, but this is texas. don't mess with texas. very, very tough sentencing state. you know, i don't know what percentage of people in texas have fully air conditioned homes. these individuals are incarcerated. there's a purpose for incarceration. deterrence, protect the public. should be a just punishment. i understand that. but whether it really rises to the level, this gentleman was 345 pounds. his body t
's energy mix. let's go. >>> more news unfolding. rapid fire. roll it. in texas there as federal trial under way today over this new voter i.d. law. the law says texans have to show photo identification in order to cast a ballot, but the u.s. attorney general's office blocked the law, saying it could make it tougher for minorities, for the disabled to vote. the texas ag points out at least four other states require photo i.d. for people to cast their ballots. >>> lance armstrong is suing to try to block the doping charges against him. the u.s. anti-doping agency accuses the seven-time tour de france champ of using performance enhancing drugs. armstrong's lawsuit says the agency's proceedings are rigged and they go on to accuse the agency of looking to snare a big fish to justify its existence. the anti-doping agency says armstrong's lawsuit doesn't have a leg to stand on. >>> at a florida courthouse this morning people started throwing punches causing an all out brawl. >> hey! hey! >> wow. look at this. this is unbelievable. according to our affiliate wftv this fight broke out between a murd
the justice department will challenge texas' proposed law that would require voters to show identification. last hour on "starting point" we heard from one texas lawmaker who scoffs at claims that minorities are being unfairly targeted. >> what we really want are people eligible to vote. we want them to get to the polls and register to vote. we don't want those who are dead. we want actual real ballots from real people and this law does that. >> joe johns joins us now. what's the core issue before the court today? >> reporter: this is a texas case and the question in court is about ensuring the integrity of the ballot versus making sure voting rights of minorities are protected. it will be determined by your party affiliation. republicans arguing for a long time now that voter fraud is a big problem. we've heard that argument and so something numerous states have enacted laws that require voters to present photo identification though some have been challenged. democrats say a lot of democratic voters especially segments of the african-american and hispanic populations tend to lack the kind
. this is why texas passed a law in 2011 requiring voters to provide a voter i.d. and many march the obama administration blocked the law saying it is unfair to the minority voters and then texas sued the government saying that the motives are political. the trial starts today and a real test of the voting rights act of 1965 which essentially safeguards minority voting rights. i want to bring in ryan haygood who is director of the participation group at the naacp fund and first of all, talk about, ryan, the core issue here that people want to know. they are getting it of ensuring the integrity of the ballot that people should be able to vote. >> sure. thank you for having me on the show, suzanne. what is the what is at issue is three judges in texas will be considering if the voter i.d. law will affect the voting rights. our naacp legal defense fund represents three young students who had voted in previous elections using the only form of i.d. they had, student i.d., and texas' proposed law does not allow for the use of student i.d., but curiously will for the concealed handgun licenses, b
in the peace making process following their bitter primary battle. >>> now to houston, texas. people are dealing with the worst flooding in more than two years. rescue crews scrambled to save dozens of people from the flash floods, including some kids from a baseball day camp. the national weather service has extended some of its flood warnings until tomorrow morning. >>> and it's an incredible story of survival. an autistic man surviving three weeks in the utah desert with just the clothes on his back. coming up, hear from the pilot who helped rescue him. [ male announcer ] this... is the at&t network. a living, breathing intelligence teaching data how to do more for business. [ beeping ] in here, data knows what to do. because the network finds it and tailors it across all the right points, automating all the right actions, to bring all the right results. [ whirring and beeping ] it's the at&t network -- doing more with data to help business do more for customers. ♪ too. >>> independent investigator louis freeh releases a scathing report. might this open up a whole new can of wor
is estimated to cost as much as $68 billion. >>> travel insider deep in the heart of texas. the lonestar state is known for ropers, wranglers and darn good texas mex. let's ask our own ed lavandera. he loves stopping in on fuel city tacos even more. >> reporter: what if i told you some of the best tacos you'll find not just in dallas, texas but the entire state of texas are hidden in this gas station. fuel city. you're not going to find this place in some fancy photo spread with the dallas chamber of commerce. it's off the beaten path. you have to drive a bunch of bail bond stores, liquor stores and closed up strip joint but worth the drive. i'll take you inside where the magic is made. [ speaking foreign language ] check it out. you got beef, you got chicken, you got pork, check out theal p -- the jalapenos and grilled onions. there's some donkeys, car washes. this place is opened 24 hours. breakfast tacos. come here any time. $1.40 for a taco. i'm for to us order. we're ordering for everybody. a feast ready for everybody to enjoy. heaven. it's all good. beautiful. now after you've enjoyed yo
, and then fatally shot in the head according to witnesses. she had just moved to denver from texas, randi, where she was trying to become a sports caster, an aspiring journalist who no doubt would have had a tremendous impact on our field. and ironically enough, she was in toronto last month when a mall shooting broke out there. she survived that attack. her mother earlier, yesterday, spoke to our affiliate in san antonio, giving an emotional interview about her daughter. >> i'll never have her to hug again or get a text message again or get a funny facebook picture. that's the hard part right now. just knowing those are things that i'm never going to get to experience again. i was blessed, only for 25 years, but i was blessed. >> now, cnn is continuing to make calls this morning, trying to independently confirm those names for our viewers. and just a reminder to our viewers, the youngest victim being a 4-month-old baby that was treated and released. also included, yesterday, barbara starr, cnn pentagon correspondent, finding that four servicemen, in fact, two airmen and two sailors, one who's still
eric holder called the texas i.d. law a poll tax. what will mitt romney say to the nation's oldest civil rights organization? >>> station break. if you're one of the 20 million direct tv customers, you are waking up with more than two dozen fewer channels this morning. comedy central, bet, and the list goes on. overnight, negotiations falling through, big time. >>> painkiller prescription. oxcontrin makers planning to test their drug on children as young as 6 years old. >>> the cash behind the candidate as big corporations give millions to obama and romney. cnn digs into who's raking in the most green. will the election be decided by wall street and not main street? >>> and home of the beret. the u.s. olympic team in french hats and blue blazers. do these guys look ready for the olympics or a croquet match in the hamptons? >>> good morning to you. i'm carol costello. thank you so much for joining us. we begin this morning with a terrifying airline flight into miami. this morning, we are learning just how bad it was. flight 1780 was en route from aruba when it slammed into turbulenc
next to the state of texas, right on our border, they were attacked multiple times. two years ago they had people, unidentified gun men storm in and open fire against their staff. one staffer was paralyzed. i want to read a statement put out that is sort of unusual to address this publicly. saying we ask for the public comprehension and will refrain for as long as needed from publishing anying information related to the violent disputes our city and other regions of the country are suffering. >> it is interesting. it sends another message it seems. >> the fact that riwere publicly commenting saying they are staying away from reporting on public disputes. there was another story asking as the defacto leaders we ask what do we do? how do we cover this? they didn't stop covering the events. a prominent paper is saying it is just going to stop. this is an assault on freedom of speech and journalism in the country. >> they are letting them know we have given up in the battle meaning just the fight for having words in the paper to inform people. are they indicating whether this is tempo
officer from illinois and, an aspiring sports reporter from texas and a man who was last -- whose last living act was saving his girlfriend from gunfire. all were under the age of 30. we have more on these people, who they were, how they are being remembered. many being laid to rest. in other cases their memorial services, a host of things. >> it's a very emotional day for a lot of the people affected by this theater shooting. as you know, fred, funerals are for a couple things, embrace your loved ones and remember life. and three lives are being remembered to day from this theater shooting. one is john larimer, 27 years old. followed the footsteps of his grandfather and father. he enlisted in the u.s. navy and in the first posting there in colorado. he's from crystal lake, illinois. you see this photo there, charming man. big smile on him. we spoke to his father last week, scott larimer who was just devastated. the family is still trying to make sense of his death. his body was flown back to crystal lake, illinois. you see it. there crowds lining up and down the boulevard to receive h
and found story that was 42 years in the making. bob russell of texas is back with his car. it was stolen in 1970. he kept the keys and title and kept an eye out. he found it for sale on ebay posted from a car dealership out of beverly hills after wrangling with the present owner he got back the car he drove on the first date with a woman that is now his wife. he says the car runs just fine. the car is worth today about $23,000. >>> admit it, this looks fun. the world's longest human domino chain made world records in shanghai over the weekend. 1 1,001 people on mattresses topple each other over. >>> is your grass brown? your yard cracked? dozens of counties people are seeing the worst drought in years. chad with join us next. >>> a settlement with mastercard and visa. it sounds good but means you could be paying more. for those you have heading out the door you can continue watching cnn from your mobile phone or you can watch from your desktop. g blng a broader mix of energies. that's why we're supplying natural gas to generate cleaner electricity... that has around 50% fewer co2 emissio
. in fact, we even had an awful lot of rain out in texas. we're downloading pictures now from texas. not that far from san antonio, where weberville picked up 10 inches of rain in three hours. there has been flooding there. we're going to download those pictur pictures now. not a big area, but there is flash flooding going on. with this much heat and humidity in the there, a lot of stuff in the sky. one more thing to talk about, emilia, a strange name, a category 4 hurricane in the middle of the pacific ocean. big storm out there but not going to hit anything. good news. >> that is good news. we need good news, chad. >>> hospital in the u.s. has given million of dollars to, it's treating patients in horrible conditions. watch cnn's exclusive report up next. >>> don't forget, watch cnn live on your computer while you're at work. head to homicide of young people in america has an impact on all of us. how can we save these young people's lives? as a police chief, i have an opportunity to affect what happens in a major city. if you want to make a difference, you have to have
was that we were brought out of it by going into the el nino pattern which brought lots of moisture into texas, so it's very a very good sign that we are going into the el nino right now, and very likely in the winter we may see the conditions improving. >> thank you, chad. we appreciate it. >>> it is not just the farmers getting hit by the drought. we will feel the effects of the grocery bills and alison kosik isoining us. where do we expect to see the higher prices? >> well, at the meat counter and dairy. because corn that is affected by the drought is going to the feed to feed the chicken and the pig and if it is more expensive to feed them, it is going to roll downhill that the food coming from the animals is going to cost more. that means that the average cost of beef which rang up at $4.35 a pound last year, could jump more than .40 this year, but remember, it would not happen overnight, and maybe we would see this sort of happen maybe at the end of this year, and fwe gining of next year, and it is, suzanne, the farmers who will feel the impact more than the average consumer. one of the
texas voter i.d. law. federal judges are reviewing that proposal this week after the justice department blocked it. holder says the proposal would be discriminatory. >> under the proposed law, concealed handgun licenses would be acceptable forms of photo i.d. but student i.d.s would not. many of those without i.d.s would have to travel great distances to get them. and some would struggle to pay for the documents they might need to obtain them. we call those poll taxes. >> holder said studies show 1/4 of voting aged african-americans do not have government-issued photo i.d.s. that compares to 8% of voting-aged whites. >>> now "daily show"? "jersey shore" jitters? here's why. >> this is a bad situation. >> it's like the end of civilization. >> tonight, direct tv is getting rid of mtv. >> really? >> nickleodeon. >> what? >> we're doomed! >> comedy central. >> no! >> that's so sad. >> can we see just the disturbing part again? >> bet. >> what? >> we have to stop the show. hold on, hold on, hold on. >> and more. >> that is the reality for direct tv viewers this morning. the satellite provide
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denies these charges saying several tests show that no drugs or alcohol were in her system. >>> texas is getting slammed by torrential rain. and there are widespread reports of flooding especially around neighborhoods in houston. according to our affiliate, ktrk, dozens of homes have flooded. rescue crews in houston scrambled to save a total of 37 people from the flash floods including children from a baseball day camp. >>> now to an incredible story of survival. a helicopter pilot spotted william la fever, the man on that gurney, in a shallow river bed. he had been missing for more than a month after going for a hike with his dog in june. the 28-year-old who is autistic managed to survive on frogs and roots. >> he was in tough shape. i don't think he had another 24 hours left in him. >> i'll be speaking with the pilot who rescued william live in less than 30 minutes. you will not want to miss this interview. it's really an incredible story. >>> a possible breakthrough in a cold case. for 30 years investigators have wondered about a girl known only as princess doe. so why do they have
. i think they may make some remedial suggestions to provide fans but this is texas. don't mess with texas. a very, very tough sentencing state. you know, i don't know what percentage of people in texas have fully air conditioned homes. these individuals are incarcerated. there is a purpose for incarceration. deterrence, protect the public, should be a just punishment. i understand that. but whether it really rises to the level -- >> you can watch the rest of my conversation with our legal guys in the 4:00 eastern hour of
to a witness and then shot in the head. the fatal shot took her life. she moved from denver to texas to pursue her dream of becoming a sportscaster. she was also a survivor of the recent mall shooting, gary, if you remember in toronto. it's incredible. her mom spoke to a local affiliate ksat. >> i'll never have her to hug again or get a text message again or get a funny facebook picture. that's the hard part right now. just knowing those are things that i'm never going to get to experience again. i was blessed only for 25 years, but i was blessed. >> just a tearful remembrance from her mother. just a tragic situation for all involved. of course, gary, cnn is making calls this morning. we have our national desk on assignment here. and we will update you with more victims. a 4-month-old. and pentagon releasing a statement saying four servicemen, two sailors and two airmen wounded in the incident, one of which is still unaccounted for. >> once again, the suspect in all of these shootings, james holmes. what's so tragic, not only are they losing their loved ones but they had to wait hours and hour
to experience again. i was blessed. only for 25 years, but i was blessed. >> reporter: she moved from her texas home to denver after begging her parents to let her pursue her dream job. >> it looks like you got hit with a puck. >> reporter: she'd been looking forward to this big night. jessica's close high school friend brent lowic was visiting her to share a special screening of this batman movie together. brent was shot in the backside and also suffered shrapnel wuds. his father says he's undergone surgery, though still has major injuries. active on twitter, jessica's last tweet came around midnight, saying, "movie doesn't start for 20 minutes." she had narrowly escaped tragedy just a month ago. a sad irony, her brother and friends tell us she was at the eaton center toronto mall, visiting her boyfriend, jay, a minor league hockey player, when a shooting broke out in the mall food court, just three minutes after jessica left it. she recounted the horror on her blog. "i was reminded that we don't know when or where our time on earth will end. when or where we will breathe our last breath. i sa
in washington on a texas voter i.d. law that was struck down by the justice department in march. >>> strawberries, cream and a little bit of history at wimbledon today. we'll tell you who won the men's single tennis title. mine was earned off vietnam in 1968. over the south pacific in 1943. i got mine in iraq, 2003. usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection, and because usaa's commitment to serve the military, veterans and their families is without equal. begin your legacy, get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. >>> in london, roger federer wins his record tying seventh wimbledon crown. but british tennis fans are kind of disappointed after he beat uk's andy murray by 3-1 sets. murray was hoping to become the first brit to win the wimbledon men's singles title since 1936. it's kind of bittersweet. i feel bad for federer because not enough people were cheering for him. amanda, very emotional. we heard from andy murray who had a very moving speech. i think he won a few new fa
victims in a rollover crash in texas. custom enforcement agents say the victims were from honduras, mexico, and guatemala. a damaged right-hand tire is being blamed for the accident. >>> this woman and this man tried to get married in their own church. the answer? no. the reason? because they are black. it happened in mississippi. they are angry and they are doing something about t stay with cnn. they will be with me live right here later this evening. >>> well, it's becoming a very long hot summer for a big chunk of the country. the heat is making people miserable. heat advisories blanket parts of oklahoma and arkansas. temperature turs spiking from 105 to 113 degrees are in the forecast through thursday. >>> well, the fight for the white house goes overseas. republican mitt romney is in jerusalem today touring holy sites and plunging headfirst into the middle east conflict. cnn's jim acosta is there. >> mitt romney stuck to his pledge but drew big contrast with mr. obama. the may headline, his call for jerusalem to be the undisputed capital of israel. that's something no other u.
, in san antonio, texas. just a short time ago one of her broadcast colleagues remembering sort of embarrassing story about when jessica first started saying she forgot to put her microphone on one of the first times she's on air. some of the things we all forget to do from time to time. but you see her just an aspiring sports broadcaster whose life was cut short way too soon at 24 years old. and last, matt mcquinn's funeral will be held today. he dove on his girlfriend to take the bullet for her. his family trying to make sense of his heroic deed there on july 20th in aurora, colorado. his uncle spoke to a local affiliate and said that he's just glad that his son -- his nephew died in this heroic way but just a big tragedy for the family. >> all right. . >> you can't think. all can you do is react. and for matt to immediately react to protect the one that he loved showed us what a great -- what great character he had and made us proud that he was a part of our family. >> and it's that character there, several of these men that died in the shooting of the 12 killed did protect g
for the 15 victims of a rollover crash in texas. the truck was filled with undocumented immigrants. customs, enforcement agents say they were from guatemala, honduras and mexico. a damaged front right tire is blamed for the cause. this man and this woman trieded to get married in their own church. the answer, no. the reason, because they're black. it happened in mississippi. they are angry and are doing something about it. stay with cnn. they will be with me live right here later this evening. and it's becoming a very long, hot summer for a big chunk of the country. extreme heat is making life miserable for folks in the southern plains. heat advisories and heat warnings blanket parts of oklahoma and arkansas. temperatures spiking, listen to this, from 105 to 113 degrees. and that's the forecast through thursday. >>> there he is, getting the vip treatment almost presidential treatment in jerusalem. the presumed republican nominee, mitt romney, today, he weighed in on the status of jerusalem. he tells cnn he considers jerusalem the capital of israel and believes the american embassy should be
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. >>> a truck crash in south texas takes the lives of 13 people including two kids. there were 23 people inside this truck. this was an f-250 according to to texas highway patrol when it crashed. investigators still do not know why this truck left the road or how it slammed into the two trees. people who stopped to help started screaming because the scene was so horrific. christina reyes tried to help. >> that was the first thing that came to my mind was start couldn'ting bodies and check for pulses and see who was not breathing, who was breathing. >> the crash happened in the small town of berclair. it's southeast of san antonio. troopers are still trying to confirm victim's identities. they believe they are all illegal immigrants. it seats six people at maximum. six. one highway patrolman with 38 years on the job said he's never seen that many people crammed into one single truck. >>> the suspected gunman made his first appearance. here he was this morning. in just a couple of minutes we're expecting a statement from his family. don't go anywhere. you'll want to hear that. their very first wo
today. in texas, powerful words during a service for jessica ghawi from her brother. >> if this coward would have done this with this much hate, imagine what we can do with this much love. and the other thing is if you're putting your dreams on hold, you stop that right now. you chase those dreams. you don't know how long you have here. is. >> nick, three victims. three very different pointian memorial services.s. >> nick, three victims. three very different pointian memorial services.. >> nick, three victims. three very different pointian memorial services. >> nick, three victims. three very different pointian memorial services. >> an overwhelming day for all of us that have covered this shooting particularly and especially for the families and victims of this horrendous attack. three people honored today, their lives remembered. jessica ghawi being sort of the quintessential face of this shooting that happened just one week ago yesterday. jessica, an aspiring sports broadcaster, chased her dreams, known to her friends as gentlemjesse red, a huge fan of hockey. we listened to her serv
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